Daily Archives: November 30, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Janet Raasch  
When Meds Become Prescription for Prison

Abuse of prescription painkillers is a public health epidemic. More people died from prescription painkiller overdoses in 2011 than from heroin, cocaine and all other drugs combined, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nationwide, opioids lead to 15,000 deaths and 500,000 emergency room visits each year. They have surpassed traffic accidents as the single largest cause of accidental death in the United States. Chief among these drugs are the pain relievers oxycodone, hydrocodone and oxymorphone.   A …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Josh Crank  
LiLo Charged in NYC and California Just Hours Apart

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has outdone herself this time, managing to rack up criminal charges on both coasts within a span of a few hours. One collection of charges stems from a nightclub brawl in New York City, while the other is related to Lohan’s June 8 traffic accident in Santa Monica, Calif. Already on probation after convictions for theft and two DUIs, Lohan allegedly punched a woman in the face during an argument early Thursday morning. The cause of …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law Podcasts by Lawyers.com Radio  
Internet Defamation and Cybersquatting [Podcast]

  Matt:  Welcome to Lawyers.com Radio. Your legal solutions start right here. We’ll help you understand your legal issue, find a lawyer in your area, and suggest legal forms for legal self-help. I’m Matt Plessner and today we’re going to cover the latest trends in Internet law and to help us talk about that we have attorney Enrico Schaefer from the Traverse Legal, PLC, a law firm specializing in Internet law issues, cybersqautting, Internet defamation and trademark issues on the …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government by Aaron Kase  
Feds Search Petraeus’ Emails and Yours Could Be Next

When retired four-star general and former CIA Director David Petraeus resigned from his post this month after admitting to an extramarital affair, one of the more startling revelations was that the dalliance was discovered when the FBI sifted through his private Gmail account.The spy chief had been out-spied. More alarming is that the average American could easily be subjected to the same snooping that Petraeus endured. According to current law, police can access email through a provider, like Yahoo or …

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Posted 2 years ago in Estate Planning Taxation by Michele Bowman  
Experts to $580M Powerball Winners: “Shut Up”

It’s a dream come true for at least two Americans: on Nov. 29, lottery officials announced that two tickets – one in Arizona and one in Missouri – matched the winning numbers drawn in the Nov. 28 massive Powerball lottery, which is worth almost $580 million. The Missouri winning ticket-holders will be revealed on Nov. 30. While we wait for the lucky Arizona winners to come forward (and continue to read all the news stories interviewing ticket purchasers about what …

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